Alleged rapist set alight in Alexandra

Johannesburg police have opened a murder case after a man was set alight in Alexandra. Please note this report contains graphic visuals that may be disturbing to some viewers. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Police have opened a murder case after a man was set alight in Alexandra.

It is understood the community suspected the unknown man of being a serial rapist and is also said to have been robbing women in the area.

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Police spokesperson Colonel Lungelo Dlamini said the situation is calm and no arrests have been made.

“Police responded to the scene and members of the crowd dispersed. The situation is under control now calm but we are investigating this incident", said Dlamini.

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